For years, we have partnered with OVCN in ministry building. From the sanctuary, to the kids center, OVCN has held a special place in our hearts. And now, we would be honored and excited to continue that tradition with you. As a staff member, volunteer, or congregant of OVCN, you automatically qualify for the benefits of membership with ACCU including access to competitive returns on deposits and low rate personal loans and access to a nationwide network of 5,600 shared branches and 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs.
The $50/$50 Program
At ACCU, we are all about helping ministries and the families they serve. When you establish membership and open a checking account with us, you’ll get a $50 account opening bonus1—and Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene will get a $50 donation from us on your behalf. Consider it your first taste of the ACCU difference!
Details & Perks:
To qualify for the $50/$50 bonus, just follow these simple steps and stay active for at least three months:
- Establish a new membership with ACCU and open a Secure Checking or Basic Checking Account
- Setup direct deposit with at least one deposit of $100.00 per month1
- Make at least two purchases per month using your new FREE VISA Debit Card2
Other benefits include:
- Life-time access to a checking account without minimum balance requirements3
- Peace of mind knowing you can access your funds anytime through our mobile banking app, a nationwide network of branches and ATMs, and the security of federal deposit insurance, plus private deposit insurance on balances in excess of federal limits.
As a special “Thank You” when you join America’s Christian Credit Union, you can take advantage of our New Member Certificate, which boasts a special high-rate & term to help maximize your savings. But act fast — this offer is only available for the first 60 days from when you open your ACCU membership!
- High fixed rate of 2.00% APY4
- $1,000 minimum deposit
- $5,000 maximum deposit
- 12-month term
When you bank with America’s Christian Credit Union you are joining a co-operative of believers pooling resources together to support a biblical worldview and the greater body of Christ.
As a fully federally insured credit union, ACCU has been providing financial services to Christian individuals and ministries for over 60 years with the aim of supporting: church expansion, ministry building, Christian schools, assisting small businesses, and supporting individuals & families by way of high-rate deposit accounts and low-rate lending services.
From a member’s first savings account through retirement, we’re here to be your life-long financial partner. Join ACCU and discover banking with a financial partner who understands your faith and moves you forward! Because we are Stronger Together!
New | Used | RefinanceWhether you’re shopping for a car, truck, SUV, van or crossover - new or used -
ACCU can help tailor a loan solution that will fit your needs and budget.
Auto Loan Features:
- Fixed auto loan interest rates as low as 2.49% APR5
- Terms up to 84 months (7 Years)
- Pre-Approvals for additional buying power
- 0.50% rate discount with automatic payments
- Up to 100% financing, including tax & license (new vehicle)6 & up to 100% financing of Kelly Blue Book Value (used auto)6
- Discounted GAP coverage & Mechanical Breakdown Insurance available
- Debt Protection Services Available
- First Payment deferral up to 90 days7
- Up to two Skip-a-Payments per year
National Credit Union Insurance Fund
Your deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), which is managed by the National Credit Union Administration, an independent agency of the United States Government. Your deposits are insured up to $250,000 per individual account and up to $250,000 for Individual Retirement Accounts.
American Share Insurance
Members of America’s Christian Credit Union with qualifying personal accounts exceeding the maximum level of coverage provided by the NCUA are also insured up to an additional $200,000 by ASI for a total of $450,000 of coverage. And, qualifying business/church accounts exceeding the maximum level of NCUA coverage are also insured up to an additional $100,000 by ASI for a total of $350,000 of coverage. ASI’s additional insurance coverage at America’s Christian Credit Union only applies to qualifying personal checking, savings, TSC and IRA accounts and to qualifying business/church accounts.
How do I open a deposit account at America’s Christian Credit Union?
It’s quick and easy using the form above fill out the required information. You will be guided through opening a checking account that qualifies you for our 50/50 program. Simply select which checking account you prefer and if you would like to add on our new member certificate. From there one of our membership representatives will process your request and provide instructions for funding the accounts once your membership has been finalized.
Do I need to be an America’s Christian Credit Union member to apply for a loan?
You don’t need to be a member to start a loan application. However, you’ll need to qualify for and complete membership to finish the process. We are all about a life-long relationship – and there are discounts for automatic payments through our checking accounts – We would encourage you get started using the form above so you can be guided through opening a checking account that qualifies you for our 50/50 program. If you are only interested in applying for a loan, you can do so here.
What information do I need to open an account?
- Name and ID (driver license, state ID or passport)
- Physical address
- Phone number and date of birth
- Employment status and employer (if employed)
- Social Security or Taxpayer Identification Number
How can I access my accounts?
Our mobile app and online banking services make it easy to access your account anytime and anywhere. Transfer funds, send and receive money, pay bills or deposit checks right from your phone. And, of course, we are always happy to help you at any branch. We have thousands of shared-branching locations nationwide and network with more than30,000 CO-OP ATMs. View all locations here.
Can my kids qualify for membership?
Yes, teaching our kids the value of financial stewardship is a lifetime gift, and passing along ACCU membership to your Children is a great way to do that. We have a variety of youth accounts available you can explore them here: Youth/College Saving, Student Checking.
1 – $50/$50 “bonus” is valid for a newly established memberships and checking accounts from Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene. Qualifying accounts for $50/$50 bonus are either “Secure Checking” or “Basic Checking” using the form atop of AmericasChristianCU.com/business/OVCN, or the promo code “OVCN” at account opening when using a general membership application. To qualify for the $50/$50 bonus the following requirements must be met: at least one (1) deposit of $100.00 or more and two (2) debit card purchases per calendar month for at least three (3) consecutive months. Once qualifications have been met, the $50 bonus will be credited to the chosen “Secure Checking” or “Basic Checking” account, and donation made to Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene within 120 days of account opening. Certain restrictions apply. Terms, conditions, and offer availability may be subject to change without notice . The minimum deposit to open a Secure Checking account is $10, and a $4.95 monthly fee; a minimum average daily balance of $1,500 is required to earn an annual percentage yield of 0.05%. The minimum deposit to open a Basic Checking account is $15. See Truth in Savings disclosures for complete details on deposit accounts.
3 – There is no minimum balance requirement to keep an America’s Christian Credit Union checking account in good standing. Secure Checking account has a $4.95 monthly fee and can be changed to a standard “Basic Checking” account at any time. Paper statement fee is waived with enrollment in free electronic statement service. Otherwise, a monthly paper statement fee of $4.00 will apply. See consumer fee schedule for full list of applicable fees.
4 – APY = Annual Percentage Yield. APY assumes that dividends will remain in the account until maturity. Penalty for early withdrawal. Minimum Balance is required in order to open Term Share Certificate and earn dividends. Minimum deposit is $1,000; maximum deposit is $5,000. Early withdrawal penalties do apply which may reduce the principal. No additional deposits can be made during the term of the New Member Term Share Certificate. This offer is for new members or members within the first 60 days of account opening. One certificate per new member. At maturity, the promotional Term Share Certificate will renew as a traditional Term Share Certificate for another 12-month term at the prevailing rate unless we are notified prior to or within 7 days of maturity date. All program rates, offers, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions apply.
5 – APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Payment example: An 84-month fixed term auto loan at an annual percentage rate of 3.49% will be approximately $13.44 per $1,000 borrowed. Your actual payment will vary based on credit worthiness, term chosen, and total amount financed A one-time loan funding fee of $25.00 will be due at loan upon acceptance of qualified rate and term which, at the applicants discretion, can be added to the loan principal affecting the effective APR. All applications are subject to credit approval. A minimum FICO score of 640 is required. Not all applicants who apply will qualify, or qualify for the lowest advertised APR. Must qualify for membership. A $2.00 membership fee may apply.
6 – A new auto is considered to be a vehicle whose model year is up to one year older than the current calendar year or newer. A used auto is considered to be a vehicle whose model year is more than one year older than the current calendar year. Used vehicles are subject to Kelly Blue Book’s valuation.
7 – 90-day payment deferral must be requested by borrower. Interest will continue to accrue during this period. Repayment of the loan is still subject to the number of installments chosen at time of funding (i.e. 36, 60, or 84 monthly payments). Current ACCU loans not eligible for promotion.